MONDAY 04/15/19 – KATS ARE TOP SEED ENTERING CHAMPIONSHIP

IN COLLEGIATE GOLF TODAY, THE SHSU BEARKAT WOMEN WILL BE THE TOP SEED AS THE 2019 SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP BEGINS. THE KAT WOMEN WILL TEE OFF AT 10:15AM AT HIGH MEADOW RANCH GOLF CLUB IN MAGNOLIA. MEANWHILE, IN MEN’S GOLF, THE BEARKATS WILL BEGIN COMPETITION IN THE BAYOU CITY COLLEGIATE TOURNAMENT AT GOLFCREST COUNTRY CLUB IN PEARLAND.

IN COLLEGIATE BASEBALL ON SUNDAY, THE SHSU BEARKATS SPLIT A DOUBLEHEADER WITH STEPHEN F. AUSTIN IN NACOGDOCHES, THE LUMBERJACKS WON THE 1ST GAME 12-7, BEFORE THE KATS BOUNCED BACK TO TAKE THE NIGHTCAP 6-3. THE SPLIT GAVE THE BEARKATS THEIR 6TH CONSECUTIVE SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE SERIES WIN, AND MOVES SAM HOUSTON 2-&-A-HALF GAMES AHEAD OF 2ND-PLACE SOUTHEASTERN IN THE SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE STADINGS. THE KATS WILL HIT THE ROAD TO WACO TO FACE BAYLOR IN A NON-CONFERENCE GAME ON TUESDAY…..

IN COLLEGIATE SOFTBALL OVER THE WEEKEND, THE SHSU BEARKAT WOMEN CLINCHED A BERTH IN NEXT MONTH’S SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT BY SWEEPING ABILENE CHRISTIAN. THE SAM WOMEN ARE CURRENTLY 1 GAME BEHIND 1ST-PLACE NICHOLLS. THE BEARKATS WILL PLAY AT TEXAS A&M-CORPUS CHRISTI THIS WEEKEND.

ON THE PGA TOUR, TIGER WOODS COMPETED HIS UNLIKELY COMEBACK ON SATURDAY BY WINNING THE MASTERS TOURNAMENT IN AUGUSTA, GA. IT WAS HIS 15TH MAJOR TITLE, AND HIS 5TH WIN AT THE MASTERS.

IN MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL, THE HOUSTON ASTROS HAVE NOW WON 9 STRAIGHT AFTER SWEEPING SEATTLE ON THE ROAD. THE ASTROS WON SUNDAY, DEFEATING THE MARINERS 3-2. HOUSTON WILL BE IDLE TODAY, BEFORE MOVING INTO OAKLAND ON TUESDAY. MEANWHILE, TEXAS RANGERS BEAT THE A’S 8-7 ON SUNDAY IN ARLINGTON. TEXAS WILL HOST THE LOS ANGELES ANGELS TODAY AT 7:05PM ON FOX SPORTS SOUTHWEST.

IN THE NBA ON SUNDAY, THE HOUSTON ROCKETS TOOK A 1-GAME-TO-NONE LEAD IN THEIR 1ST ROUND PLAYOFF SERIES AGAINST UTAH WITH AN EASY 122-90 VICTORY OVER THE JAZZ IN HOUSTON. GAME 2 OF THE SERIES IS SET FOR WEDNESDAY.

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